Ossos (1997)

A teenage boy saves a baby from a suicidal mother and then attempts to find a home for it on the streets of Lisbon. Meanwhile, the infant's mother and her friend set off to search for it. A downbeat, minimalist tale from Portuguese… More

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Genre: Drama
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Brandon Judell
Huffington Post

What follows is a series of long and moderate takes, often wordless, which are remarkable in their passive beauty. Costa doesn't so much as direct a scene as he paints a scene.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you're willing to go with the haunting misery done up in an aesthetic way and with conviction, this well-framed pic should do the trick.

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